The federal Higher Education Opportunity Act contains a specific regulation requiring colleges and universities that offer diploma-based programs (not leading to a bachelor’s or master’s degree) to provide the following program-related information to prospective students:

Title of Program Devised Performance,
Graduate Certificate
U.S.Dept of Education Classification of Institutional Programs (CIP) 50.0501
CIP Title Description Drama and Dramatics /
Theatre Arts, General
Program Length 2 years (55.5 credits)
Programs prepare students to enter following occupations 27-2011 Actors
27-2012 Producers & Directors
27-2099 Entertainers & Performers
Tuition $14,500 per year
Books & Supplies $952 per year /
$476 per semester
Annual Room & Board $9,765 (estimated)